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  • Apple third quarter tops reduced expectations

    Apple (AAPL) shares popped after reporting a better-than-expected third quarter after the market close on Tuesday. The 13% year-over-year revenue decline last quarter marked the first quarterly revenue decline since 2003. “We are pleased to report third quarter results that reflect stronger…

    Nicole Sinclair
  • These 3 very different apps helped me actually save money

    Acorns has raised nearly $62 million in funding since it launched in 2012, and it is by far the best known of the three apps I used. The app works by rounding up your spare change (that is, the difference between a transaction total and the next whole dollar amount) and investing it in a portfolio…

    Daniel Roberts
  • The first-ever female-driven Wall Street movie debuts this week

    Nearly two years ago, actresses Alysia Reiner (“Orange Is The New Black”) and Sarah Megan Thomas (“Backwards”) launched a production company, Broad Street Pictures, to produce films with strong-female roles. The movie’s plot follows a senior-level investment banker named Naomi Bishop, played by…

    Julia La Roche
  • Here comes Apple

    Stocks waver into the close as earnings disappoint and a big after-hours report from Apple looms. Catch The Final Round at 4 p.m. ET with Alexis Christoforous and Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief Andy Serwer. Stocks on the move higher today include Dow component United Technologies after an earnings…

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  • Doom and gloom talk dominates strong data trends

    No amount of strong economic data has been able to silence the economy’s naysayers. “Whenever the party out of power is characterizing the economy, it’s going to be doom and gloom,” Neil Dutta said, referring to the negative undertones of Donald Trump.  “Doom and gloom sells in politics. Dutta,…

    Nicole Sinclair
  • Mobile sports video app Fancred gets resurrected by Football Nation

    Andrew Miller thinks there’s a big mistake that major sports media properties are making these days: They’re all giving social platforms like Facebook and Twitter their best content for free. Miller, CEO of the Boston-based website Football Nation, wants to break out of the cycle by getting his…

    Daniel Roberts
  • DAVID EINHORN: Get ready for a 'fresh course of Jelly Donuts' from the Fed

    A rack of fresh-baked jelly donuts, just like how the Fed serves them up. Closely-followed hedge fund manager David Einhorn, the founder of Greenlight Capital, is telling his investors to brace for a fresh batch of “Jelly Donuts” — a.k.a. Sure, there will be a handful of companies that suffer…

    Julia La Roche
  • Top ‘Pokémon Go’ Fails

    It’s been three weeks since Pokémon Go launched here in the U.S., and it was an instant hit, getting gamers off the couch and forcing them to be active in the great outdoors.

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  • 3 things to watch when Apple reports quarterly earnings

    JULY 6: (L to R) Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks with Bob Iger, chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company. The Estimize consensus is calling for earnings per share of $1.41 on $42.03 billion, 2 cents higher than Wall Street on the bottom line and about $180 million…

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  • McDonald’s shares drop; Apple earnings on tap; Under Armour's profit plunges

    Yahoo Finance is tracking the stocks you’re following, based on your Yahoo Finance ticker searches.

    Seana Smith
  • Republicans and Democrats agree to break up the banks

    Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are seeing red this afternoon. Investors are dealing with the heaviest macro day of the week, with Case-Shiller Home Price Index, New Home Sales, Consumer Confidence and Markit Services Flash PMI. Stephen Guilfoyle, Chief Market Economist at Stuart Frankel & Company…

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  • How Under Armour has delivered 25 straight quarters of 20% revenue growth

    Under Armour’s Q2 earnings report on Tuesday morning met analyst expectations on earnings (4 cents per share) and on revenue ($1 billion, up 28%). On its earnings call, the company at last announced a long-rumored deal to sell Under Armour in Kohl’s retail stores.

    Daniel Roberts
  • Investors pulled a whopping $20.7 billion from hedge funds in June

    Hedge funds suffered some big redemptions in June, with investors pulling approximately $20.7 billion in the month alone, making it one of the largest non year-end outflows since 2009, according to a new eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows report. This also marks the third consecutive quarter of…

    Julia La Roche
  • Malcolm Gladwell sees one good thing about a Trump presidency

    Malcolm Gladwell, the best-selling author, is a UK-born Canadian citizen who considers the US his home. “Would I be totally psyched for Canada if we got a couple hundred thousand Americans after a Trump presidency? Back when George W. Bush ran for president, disenchanted Americans often…

    Melody Hahm
  • 2 new lawsuits show the NFL's concussion controversy is far from over

    Just weeks after a US appeals court refused to reconsider its decision to approve the NFL’s concussion settlement with former players, two new lawsuits have come along over the same issue. Former running back Paul Hornung, now 80, has filed a complaint against the helmet-maker Riddell, while…

    Daniel Roberts
  • McDonald's disappoints, Caterpillar's outlook is 'subdued', Under Armour sales jump

    McDonald’s (MCD) shares fell in early trading. Under Armour (UA) posted earnings and revenue that matched expectations for the second quarter as sales jumped 28%, operating income fell from a year earlier.

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  • Meet the Reddit-like social network that rewards bloggers in bitcoin

    In the digital currency world, people love to talk about the “killer app,” a use for the technology that would bring it truly mainstream and compel the people who are dubious about Bitcoin to buy in. Ned Scott believes he’s got it. Scott is the cofounder and CEO of Steemit, a social network that…

    Daniel Roberts
  • Busy day of earnings begins with McDonald's

    Wall Street is struggling to make headway. All three major averages (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) were up slightly in early trading with technology shares leading the advance as investors digested a full plate of earnings from a handful of Dow components and the Federal Reserve kicked off its two-day…

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  • McDonald’s sales grow, but not by enough

    McDonalds (MCD), the highest-priced stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and widely held by retail and institutional investors, reported second quarter earnings on Tuesday.

    Nicole Sinclair
  • CATERPILLAR: 'World economic growth remains subdued'

    A Caterpillar steamroller enjoys the scenery. Construction equipment giant Caterpillar (CAT) reported second quarter financial results that exceeded expectations. “I’m pleased with our financial performance and focus on our long-term strategy given the difficult economic and industry environment…

    Sam Ro